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coleandjojo

coleandjojo
Date Joined: July 13, 2020
Last Online: November 25, 2020
Birthday: November 17, 1980
Country: United States
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About Me

I am a mom of a 10 year old girl (Jojo) and our little family of 3 live at the New Jersey shore (near Cape May). Also 1 dog and 1 hermit crab.

I enjoy listening to Public Radio. Since I was a kid, I have always loved sending and receiving mail & having pen pals. You can make someones day all by sending a simple card letting them know you are thinking of them. I am urging my daughter to pick up this habit! I have stacks of cards and letters back and forth from me and my Gram from the years past. They are one of my most treasured items along with my photographs.

I am involved with Postcrossing and I host a round robin FOOD & DRINK. I like modern, vintage & retro style postcards with my favorite themes: owls, castles, old hollywood movies/movie stars, anything re: California. Weird, quirky, interesting, any postcards related to art, artists, art museums, & your handmade creations are welcome additions to my collection. I also like surprise topics so please don't feel like I won't enjoy something because it isn't on my profile. I love to learn new things so I am open to new topics. The message on the card or letter means a lot also!! I'm anxious to read what you have taken the time to written.
I am a Girl Scout leader for my daughters Girl Scout troop! I love being involved in setting an example for the next generation of girls in the troop. It really does give them a solid base of confidence and the feeling that they can do anything if they work hard and set their mind to it! If you were involved with Scouts as a leader or in a troop I would love to hear about it and to share it with the troop.

It is amazing the people you meet on this site and lucikly have had positive experiences and met many interesting people. I like to read your profile and see what we have in common and also our differences and touch base on those facts. I love hearing about the area you live in, what you do for fun, what book are you reading, are you currently creating anything? What is your favorite quote? Who inspires you? What do you love about yourself? What do you wish you could improve about yourself? Feel free to tell me anything, if you are having a bad day, feel free to vent! If you are having the best day ever, of course I want to hear about that too! Tell me about your day, your month, or even your year! I do not cringe easily! Feminism and anything related to the 19th ammendment is welcome, also great to show the GS troop.
My favorite color is purple. I love going to the arts & crafts store and antique stores. I like finding old pattern books and paper dolls, and postcards!
Peace begins with a smile - Mother Teresa

Favorite Movies

Books & Movies: I like the old Sherlock Holmes & the Sherlock Holmes book too. Books & movies of Mrs. Marple (actually anything Agatha Christie) Poirot, Books: Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammet, Dexter Colin, Poe,
Movies: Grease, Dirty Dancing, His Girl Friday, Mystic Pizza, Pretty Woman, Murder My Sweet, Postman Always Rings Twice (original), Laura,

I am into older movies from the golden age, as opposed to the new movies. You will likely find the Classic Movie Channel on in the background while I am working on some art project or while listening to music: John Prine, Grateful Dead, Johnny Cash, Roseanne Cash, Beatles, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, Beastie Boys

Favorite Television

My favorite tv shows are mainly found on repeats these days or anything from BBC. I like British Mysteries (Rosemary & Thyme, Father Brown, Inspector Morse, Midsomer's Murder) & all things Ricky Gervais.

Favorite shows: mostly old reruns: Johnny Carson Show, Carol Burnett, Perry Mason, Matlock, Dick Van Dyke Show, Murder She Wrote, that 70's show, Mary Tyler Moore Show, Bob Newhart Show, Father Knows Best, Masterpiece Mystery

Themes

Themes that I gravitate towards: fox, polar bear, otters, tree of life, nature, butterfly, folklore, narwhals, paint, vintage or vintage repos, Alaska, vintage clothing & shoes, fascinators, tie dye & peace & love era, old Hollywood, old movie stars, California, classic writing, romance, stationary, postcards, pen pals, paper dolls, Kewpies, steampunk, 70's, Halloween & Christmas anytime of year, Lisa Frank, cameras, telephones. Postcards in any of those themes make me smile. I like gift tags, old library cards that were used in the back of the book to borrow library books...or any kind of industry paper like dry cleaning tags, etc. I am looking for a black pen with a very fine point, if you know where to find one please let me know I also like to see the quirky cartoon characters from your Country.

Favorite Crafts

I love all things related to arts & crafts. My latest craft love is UV resin jewelry. I make cards & envelopes & junk journals, postcards, metal stamping jewelry, alcohol inks/mixed media, jewelry making & beading, painting. I am always trying something new with crafting and enjoy hearing about your latest crafting adventures or other projects!
I have been into photography since I was a kid. You can usually find me with a camera around my neck. I love the art of taking pictures and have fun doing "photo shoots" with my daughter...

Ratings

pernie123 rated for PH: Pick Your Theme #3 on Nov 24, 2020
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Comment: Thank you very much for holiday post cards Happy Holidays!
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Comment: I have yet to read The Maltese Falcon, but the movie was great.I have heard of Raymond Chandler, I hoard books a bit so I might have one. I love the quote from the book The Big SLeep. Thanks so much for introducing me to authors I have yet to ck out!! Thanks!
Shion rated for Ugly PC Swap #18 on Nov 13, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard I love the colours. I do agree it is a very long boat ride from Seattle, I live on Vancouver island so if I want to go to Vancouver I have to take an hour and a half boat ride. Flying to BC is very pretty especially when going through the Rockies~ Thanks again!
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Comment: I love the wax seal and all the wax droplets on the envelope! Thank you for the warm welcome to swap-bot, and I am glad you had a good Halloween :)
Coffeeegal rated for November birthday postcard on Nov 10, 2020
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Comment: Thank you and happy birthday 🎁
shanaabird rated for November birthday postcard on Nov 9, 2020
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Comment: I adore the dog postcard! Hilarious! Happy birthday next week to you!! Mine was the 2nd :) turned 26!
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Comment: Thank you!
NRGordon rated for GEEK of the WEEK PC Swap #43 on Nov 8, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the nice PC. Good choice fo side kick. We have stayed at the Queen Victoria B&B a few times. Love Cape May in September.
PostMuse rated for Ugly PC Swap #17 on Oct 30, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the great card and the Dick van Dyke trivia!
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Comment: Great choices, thank you! I am jealous you had one for 19th Amendment I tried so hard for that one :)
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely handmade postcard! Hope you and crunchy are well!
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Comment: Thank you so much for this nice letter and the paper clips.
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Comment: Nicole this is such a beautiful mixed media card! It came in an envelope from USPS since they wanted to protect it and I'm so glad! I love it so much :)
Response: Wow that was very nice of the USPS. I was wondering how it would hold up in the mail, especially with the string part of it...thank you USPS!! Glad you liked it!
SkaGirl rated for Easy Postcard Swap on Oct 15, 2020
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Comment: Thank you!!!
pastorsmokeyt rated for One PC, One Partner #2 - USA on Oct 13, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the great postcard! Have an awesome day and happy swapping! Smokey
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Comment: I like the haiku and the Cape May postcard.
NJBird rated for Newbies Post Card Swap on Oct 10, 2020
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Comment: Thank you! Jersey girls rock!
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VAgardengirlgirl rated for Newbies Post Card Swap on Oct 8, 2020
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Comment: Nicole,I LOVE the postcard! Thank you so much for selecting one I would love! 💕
MelissaLB rated for PH: E Is For (Blank or Naked) #2 on Oct 4, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the amazing postcard. I'm super happy to have it in my collection. I love hermit crabs! Have fun hanging out.

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Comments

debtea2 on Nov 14, 2020:

Mystery makes life interesting

coleandjojo on Oct 28, 2020:

Glad you got it and liked it. Hope it can cross some things off the list... All the best, Nicole

Swan on Oct 27, 2020:

I got your wonderful package for the Postcard Hideout My Requests Tag! Such a variety of awesome things! Thanks!

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